My back garden is not manicured and perfect. Far from it - it's a little wild and full with some plants crowding others. I'm always cutting back.
Hydrangeas in a thrifted silver pitcher on the mantel. Can you find the visitor in this photo? Hint, she's on the left.
I've been thinking lately that I've moved away from the original focus of my blog - sharing my creative efforts using fabric, paper and thread. However, I was very surprised (and honoured) to see my blog included in Mersad Donko's list of 10 Wildlife Blogs You Need to Follow. Here's today's wildlife - a little lady bug. I carried the vase outside and let her loose. Check out Mersad's list - he has some wonderful blogs there.
Pink hydrangea and phlox on the piano.
Sometimes vases and plant pots, especially the ceramic ones can weep a little. After numerous moldy spots, I finally realized that a small cork coaster set underneath the pot will prevent any more moisture that can ruin wood finishes.
Hydrangeas (can you tell that I love them) on the kitchen table.
Phlox, hydrangea and lemon balm on the table outside under the gazebo. This was definitely the year to get the gazebo - it's been hot and we enjoy sitting outside in the evening after the sun begins to slip behind the hills. The shade is welcome even late in the day.
And the kitchen windowsill. I like to keep herbs there, ready for clipping. Today it's lavender for decoration and mint for whatever. See that peach there? There are more of them ripening on the windowsill - BC peaches, earlier than I can ever remember.
Any flowers in your house today? I'd love to see them.